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nelson mandela is in the hospital right now. the former president is undergoing medical tests. that's according to the government. these tests have been planned for some time, we're told. they are consistent with his age. he is 94 years old. a family friend not saying how long mandela will be hospital iced, but a government spokesman insists there's, quote, no cause for alarm. mandela spent some time in the hospital earlier this year. he had stomach surgery. he became a bona fide world icon after spending some 27 years in prison for fighting against apartheid. in 1994, he became president of the country where he had been imprisoned. >>> to the fiscal cliff now. the clock continues to tick away. lawmakers now have just 24 days left to make a deal and avoid that combination of big tax hikes and drastic spending cuts that could hit the economy hard. today we are hearing more from both the president and from republicans. with me now, nbc news white house correspondent mike viqueira. viq, does there appear to be any progress? >> reporter: i don't think so, craig, and we're watching it pr
.edu >>> former south african president nelson mandela has spent a second stay in the hospital. the 94-year-old was rushed to the hospital for tests. >>> and hugo chaves's health is in the news again. he has been approved to travel to cuba for cancer surgery. >>> in egypt, opposition groups are calling for mass protests on the vote against the country's new constitution. the vote is scheduled for december 15. >>> now to that disturbing story out of britain where a prank phone call has resulted in some very tragic consequences. the investigation continuing into the parents of a nurse where the duchess of cambridge is being treated. she took a call from a pair of deejays looking for information on the duchess's condition. does anybody have a clue what happened here? >> we may never know why she apparently committed suicide, we're saying apparently because police are still treating this as an unexplained death. we might know a little bit more next week when there's a post mortem, but her family say they can't understand that. >> these public personalities, they've got these private lines and t
with the hearings following shortly thereafter. >>> developing now nbc news has confirmed nelson mandela is undergoing tests in a hospital. the spokesperson for former south african president says the tests have been planned for some time and are consistent with his age. the country's current president says mandela is doing fine and there is no cause for alarm. the 94-year-old was last admitted to the hospital in february. >>> new duelling arguments today in the fiscal cliff war of words. with just 24 days and counting, president obama and senator marco rubio in the republican address are racheting up the rhetoric. >> we can and should do more than just extend middle class tax cuts. and i stand ready to work with republicans or a plan that spurs economic growth, creates jobs and reduces our deficit. a plan that gives both sides some of what they want. >> tax increases will not solve our $16 trillion debt. only economic growth and a reform of entitlement programs will help control the debt. we must reform our complicated, uncertain job-killing tax code by getting rid of unjustifi loo holl
south african president, nelson mandela is facing a second night in the hospital. he's in for routine testing. he's in frail health and hasn't made public appearances for years. he had stomach surgery for years. a long range test rocket over the next week and a half. state media is reporting north korea came under heavy internal criticism since the announced plans. here in the states, the lapd is apologizing to the family of the late rapper, no toreious for not releasing the autopsy report. it was released prematurely. the rap star was killed 15 years ago in a drive by shooting. those are the fast five headlines. lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are butting heads. earlier on "meet the press," dick durbin said the president wants to solve this problem. republican congressman kevin mccarthy claimed the commander and chief is playing political games. >> listen, if we are going to have a certainty for businesses to invest and workers to know new jobs are created, we have to get this behind us once and for all. >> i don't want to do it. the president doesn't want to do it. we cannot al
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